2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Clarence Valley (A)

Code LGA11730 (LGA)
People 48,146
Male 23,875
Female 24,271
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 44,606
People born overseas 3,257
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 143
Families 13,243
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 22,209
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $631
Median monthly mortgage repayment $953
Median weekly rent $150
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Clarence Valley (A) % Australia %
Total 48,146 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 23,875 49.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 24,271 50.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2,307 4.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 48,146 people were usually resident in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Of the total population 4.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Clarence Valley (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,585 5.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 6,961 14.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 4,984 10.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 17,520 36.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 6,793 14.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 9,302 19.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.8% of people usually resident in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 33.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Clarence Valley (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 44,606 92.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 3,257 6.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 143 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.6% of people usually resident in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 6.8% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Clarence Valley (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 19,841 51.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 5,320 13.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 3,110 8.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 10,326 26.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas) were married, 13.8% were either separated or divorced, 8.1% were widowed and 26.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Clarence Valley (A) % Australia %
Australia 42,264 87.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Clarence Valley (A) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Clarence Valley (A) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Clarence Valley (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 9,538 50.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 6,168 32.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 694 3.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 529 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 1,868 9.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 17,868 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 18,797 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 18,797 people aged 15 years and over in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 50.7% worked full-time, 32.8% worked part-time, 3.7% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.9% were unemployed. 17,868 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Clarence Valley (A) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Clarence Valley (A) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Clarence Valley (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 333 -- 466 --
Family 781 -- 1,171 --
Household 631 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $333, the median family income was $781 and the median household income was $631.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Clarence Valley (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 6,055 45.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 4,771 36.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 2,280 17.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 137 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 13,243 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 13,243 families in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 45.7% were couple families without children, 36.0% were couple families with children, 17.2% were one parent families and 1.0% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Clarence Valley (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 19,411 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 22,209 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 19,411 occupied private dwellings were counted in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Clarence Valley (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 16,184 83.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 914 4.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 1,294 6.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 1,013 5.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 6 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), 83.4% were separate houses, 4.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.7% were flats, units or apartments and 5.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Clarence Valley (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 8,655 44.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 5,033 25.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 4,624 23.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 117 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 982 5.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), 44.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.9% were owned with a mortgage and 23.8% were rented.

Landlord type Clarence Valley (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,035 44.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 465 10.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 1,920 41.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 202 4.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 44.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 41.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Clarence Valley (A) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 953 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $953. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Clarence Valley (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 13,025 67.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 4,893 25.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 464 2.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), 67.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.2% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2006 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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